British Executions

Adam Humphreys

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: arson

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1798

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Moor Heath/Old Heath, Shrewsbury

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Adam Humphreys, aged 71, guilty feloniously, voluntarily, maliciously and wilfully setting fire to the house of Richard Mountford, William Smith, Thomas Butcher and Richard Kidson; and the house of John Davis, both in the parish of Monkhopton on 24th August 1797